In response to requests from baymen, the East Hampton Town Trustees voted on Friday to extend the season for harvesting scallops for one month. The extension, which expires on April 30, applies solely to Three Mile Harbor.
At Louse Point in Springs four neighbors want to build a rock revetment that will connect to the two already in front of properties to the north, creating more than 900 continuous feet of armored shoreline.
Management goals, maintenance plans, and operating and capital budgets for the many historic properties and buildings owned by East Hampton Town are being developed for needed restoration and plans for public use.
The matter of airport regulation is complicated, with federal rules and limited local authority. Just what East Hampton Town is facing, and its chances of success, came to light this week in an interview with Peter Kirsch, an attorney who has guided the effort to deal with aircraft noise.
The final version of the 2015-16 New York State budget includes $175,000 for the South Fork Behavioral Health Initiative, according to an announcement Tuesday by State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle and Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr.
Prolonged frigid temperatures left baymen out in the cold this winter. Frozen bays meant fewer bay scallops were harvested, and the State Department of Environmental Conservation will let them try to recoup their losses with an extra month of harvesting.
The Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter’s youth swim team, the Hurricanes, placed fourth among 39 teams in the Y state meet at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow this past weekend, and, in so doing, broke four state meet records.
Before Officer Roland Walker hung up his Stetson yesterday after 31 years on the job, his colleagues looked back at his long career in patrol, describing him as a good cop who was unflappable and possessed the skill to diffuse difficult situations with his calming voice and compassion.